Fonds GB 0210 CILRHIW - Cil-rhiw collection of Pembrokeshire deeds,

Identity area

Reference code



Cil-rhiw collection of Pembrokeshire deeds,


  • 1595-1777 (predominantly 1595-1715) / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1 box

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Cil-rhiw, Lampeter Velfrey, Pembrokeshire, was the residence of Bertram Wedgewood Allen, who accumulated this collection of deeds. The relation of these deeds to Cil-rhiw is unclear, except that they all relate to properties in the immediate vicinity, in the parishes of Lampeter Velfrey and Crinow, and especially to the Howell family of Lampeter Velfrey.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Bertram Wedgewood Allen, Cil-rhiw, 1949.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Deeds, 1595-1777, relating to premises in the parishes of Crinow and Lampeter Velfrey, Pembrokeshire.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Latin.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Papers of the Cil-Rhiw estate itself are Pembrokeshire Record Office, D/CIL.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title is based on the domicile of the donor.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


Project identifier


Access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

January 2003; edited May 2005


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Cil-rhiw collection of Pembrokeshire deeds; Jones, Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their Families (Newport, Pembrokeshire, 1996).

Accession area